Author Archive: Professor Wall

Book Review – A Legacy of Spies (2017)

There will be no war, but in the struggle for peace not a stone will be left standing, as our Russian friends used to say. – George Smiley Author: John Le Carre Publisher: Viking Genre: Espionage Reading Level: Adult My…
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The Looming Counter-Trump Disaster

They will not accept, under the name of liberty, any model of government  but that which is conformable to their own opinions and ideas, and that  all men must learn from the mouth of their cannon the propagation  of their system. – William Pitt the Younger Over these last few months as the laughable political circus that is the Trump-Russia investigation has unfolded, a fear has been steadily growing in my mind; a fear of a possible result as this circus…
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Film Review – The Circle (2017)

But it was all right, everything was all right, the struggle was finished. He had won the victory over himself. He loved  Big Brother. – George Orwell (1984) Directed by: James Ponsoldt Music by: Danny Elfman Starring: Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, John Boyega, Patton Oswalt, Karen Gillan, Bill Paxton MPAA rating: PG-13 My Rating: 7 of 10 I am not normally one who does in-depth research on modern films and looks ahead to what will…
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